Concert Calendar


Discover the jazz scene in your area. Every week, in collaboration with our partners worldwide, we offer you a curated calendar of concerts and performances you won't want to miss.

 

Grégory Privat Trio  |  September 1 - 21:30

Venue : Sunside, Paris

Nominated for the Victoires du Jazz 2015 as Jazz Revelation of the year, Grégory Privat continues his rise in the big leagues and present his last album "Family Tree".

John Williams & John Etheridge  |  September 2 - 20:00

Venue : PizzaExpress, London

The pairing of these two guitarists has been incredibly popular at their occasional appearances, where they have toured extensively for the last 11 years. He has been the premier Classical guitarist of our times in a career that is almost 60 years long and has been showered with every plaudit and critical garland. An appearance in such an intimate setting is therefore a must-see for any music lover and the two Johns offer up a feast of music from all areas. Both Johns will also feature extensive solo work, so fans will not be disappointed.

Punch Brothers   |  September 7 - 20:30

Venue : Symphony Center Orchestra Hall, Chicago

The Punch Brothers innovative fusion of jazz-folk, contemporary bluegrass, classical music and rock shies away from anything ever heard before. Calling to mind an the acoustic oddities of Radiohead and the country twang of The Band, The Punch Brothers' genre-bending is an exciting thing to behold live. The band's skill and precision is awe-inspiring and hypnotic, their music is emotionally driven and easily accessible. Their shows are also interspersed with entertaining light-hearted stage banter, instilling an atmosphere of revelry and musical joy.

Tango Jazz Quartet “Hommage à Astor Piazzolla”  |  September 8 - 21:30

Venue : Sunside, Paris

The band mixes the melodic and rhythmic patterns of Tango with the harmonies and improvisation of Jazz. This results in a new concept of our music. This new approach to Tango and Jazz has received an enthusiastic reaction both in Argentina as well as internationally. Over the last few years, the band has managed to establish itself on the international music scene.

Monica Vasconcelos  |  September 13 - 20:30

Venue : PizzaExpress, London

Monica and her stellar band bring to the PizzaExpress Jazz Club the music that wowed the audience at a sell out Berlin Jazz Festival concert last year. “Her warm, lovely voice sat on a fantastic bed of bossa rhythms, expertly played. It was a perfect, jewel-like performance.” Powerful, moving, joyous Brazilian resistance songs taken from her most recent release, “The São Paulo Tapes” - an album, produced by Robert Wyatt.

Salena Jones  |  September 15 - 21:00

Venue : PizzaExpress, London

Salena Jones swings from jazz standards to more intimate material. Salena Jones' set list always showcases her great talent to reach almost any kind of audience. Over the last five decades, Salena Jones has been a central figure on the British jazz scene and from her base here she has conquered the world. Salena has played everywhere, from Canada, throughout Europe, South Africa, South America, to the US and Asia, where she has appeared in Japan virtually annually since 1978, and where she is a well loved artiste.

Laurent De Wilde “New Monk Trio"  |  September 20 - 19:30

Venue : Sunside, Paris

On se souvient toujours de son projet acoustique autour de Monk salué unanimement par la presse et le public. Après une décennie consacrée à la découverte de nouveaux sons, Laurent de Wilde se recentre enfin sur la grande tradition du trio avec son indispensable goût du risque et son sens du phrasé en hommage à son maître incontesté le légendaire Thélonius Monk. Le brillant pianiste et spécialiste français de son œuvre Laurent de Wilde présente son nouvel album et fait revivre l’âme de ce géant !

Kathrine Windfeld Big Band   |  September 21 - 18:00

Venue : PizzaExpress, London

Kathrine Windfeld is considered one of the most exciting and refreshing new Scandinavian jazz composers/arrangers/pianists. With her sensational big band debut “Aircraft” she won “New Jazz Artist of the Year” in 2016 at the Danish Music Awards, with further nominations for “Composer of the year” and “Album of the year”. Her 2017 release “Latency” has garnered overwhelmingly positive reviews internationally and further establishes Kathrine Windfeld in the vanguard of contemporary European composers and arrangers.

Zakir Hussain  |  September 23 - 15:00

Venue : Bimhuis, Amsterdam

Zakir Hussain is the most important ambassador of traditional Indian music. With his ultra-rapid virtuoso playing and his overpowering, charming stage presence he has turned the table from an accompanying instrument to a solo instrument. Throughout the years he has recorded 145 albums, with Indian as well as western musicians. He played all over the world in many places, for example in the White House at the invitation of president Barack Obama, during the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert.

Julian Costello Quartet  |  September 25 - 20:30

Venue : PizzaExpress, London

After the release of their critically acclaimed album Transitions on 33 Jazz Records recorded at the Artesuono Studios in Italy, the group make a return to PizzaExpress as they tour the UK this Autumn. With an International line up of musicians, this group likes to jam and the tunes often segue from one to the next encompassing exciting grooves, memorable melodies and great humour. Expect high energy, virtuosity and an entertaining band.

Lionel Loueke Group  |  September 26 - 20:30

Venue : Bimhuis, Amsterdam

Lionel Loueke incorporates typical West-African rhythms and melodies from his youth in contemporary jazz. As a singer, he has a husky, sincere baritone and a melting falsetto that he uses to scat-sing along with his guitar solos. He’s also a full-fledged jazz guitarist, and he uses both electronics and African roots. In one piece, unassisted by any technology beyond microphone and amplifier, he sang, made percussive tongue clicks and played syncopated guitar chords and leads. He multiplied himself, one way or another, in nearly every song.

Gregg Karukas  |  September 29 - 21:00

Venue : PizzaExpress, London

Grammy winning keyboardist Gregg Karukas has 11 solo CDs to his name and a list of collaborations that reads like a who’s who of the music industry. He has also been music director to Boney James and Dave Koz and has many smooth jazz number ones to his name. He was also one of the founding members of The Rippingtons. These will be Gregg’s first UK solo appearances. Playing with him will be Shilts on saxophone, Mark Jaimes on guitar, Julian Crampton on bass and Andrew Small on drums.

Madeleine Peyroux  |  September 30 - 19:30

Venue : Thalia Hall, Chicago Theater

Madeleine's fourth solo album, a turning point in Peyroux's career, with all original tracks, Bare Bones, was released on March 10, 2009. She collaborated with songwriters Walter Becker, Joe Henry, David Batteau and Julian Corywell. The acclaimed jazz and blues vocalist returns to the road! Twenty years after recording her debut, Peyroux is showing no sign of slowing down and continues to captivate her fans with feisty and sexy tunes. She'll be joined by electric guitarist John Herington and bassist Barak Mori.